Exhibitions

Defining Art

Saturday, 9 December 2017 to Sunday, 14 January 2018 | More information ...


An exhibition of works by significant 20th century Australian artists from the Burnie Regional Art Gallery's renowned collection.

Colonial Afterlives

Saturday, 11 November 2017 to Sunday, 17 December 2017 | More information ...

'Colonial Afterlives', curated by Dr Sarah Thomas, brings contemporary responses to the complex legacies of British occupation from sixteen artists living in Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Barbados, Canada and Britain.

2017 Paper Clothing Competition

Saturday, 21 October 2017 to Sunday, 3 December 2017 | More information ...

Challenging individuals and teams from local schools and colleges to create life size garments from any paper products.

Moving Conversations by Eleanor Austin

Saturday, 21 October 2017 to Sunday, 3 December 2017 | More information ...

Exhibition of paintings exploring facets of human interactions based on Eleanor's keen observations of people.

Early Burnie

Saturday, 16 February 2013 | More information ...

Early Burnie is an exhibition exploring Burnie’s beginnings as a privately owned enterprise and following its progress through the 19th century. The exhibition features many of the Burnie Regional Museum’s fascinating and significant objects dating from before 1900.

The Unidentified Project

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Why stop now?! Even though our exhibition Unidentified is over and done with, there are still some names missing from the faces. We will be posting these portraits one at a time on our Facebook Page and continuing the quest to identify their subjects. We will also be giving you all the information and stories we have gathered so far.
So spread the word - “Do you recognise anyone?”

Show and Tell: Young Collectors

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The Burnie Regional Museum has a dedicated display case where young people from around the North West region can showcase their collections! Whether it’s action figures, shells, stamps or something entirely different, the Burnie Regional Museum would love to see it!

Federation Street

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Wander the charming Federation Street and see how ordinary people lived more than 110 years ago. Discover the lifestyles and aspirations of our forebears through rooms that are alive with personal treasures, memorabilia and tools of the trade.